Building Surveying Consultant for Refurbishment of Social Housing

Building Surveying Consultant for Refurbishment of Social Housing

The client will specify the standard that is to be applied to the various components that comprise each house, the Building Surveyor is to determine how these requirements will be met. The estimated cost of the works is £2.1m.

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1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Aberdeenshire Council

Legal & Governance, Woodhill House, Westburn Road,

Aberdeen

AB16 5GB

UK

Head of Legal & Governance

+44 1224665650

+44 1224665656
http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Aberdeenshire Council

Property & Facilities Management, 51 Low Street,

Banff

AB45 1AU

UK

Keith Milne

+44 1261813516

keith.f.milne@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

+44 1261812413
http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Building Surveying Consultant for Refurbishment of Social Housing

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The project comprises the extensive refurbishment of timber framed social housing, the housing being constructed circa 1948. The client has previous knowledge of this type of work and has commenced initial work on the project, the data, information, sketch plans and survey will be provided to the Building Surveyor to continue the project through the various remaining stages to completion. The client will specify the standard that is to be applied to the various components that comprise each house, the Building Surveyor is to determine how these requirements will be met. The estimated cost of the works is £2.1m.

The Building Surveyor will commence the project from RIBA Plan of Work Stage 3 ‘Developed Design’ to Stage 7 ‘In Use’ inclusive of all stages in between and utilising the information provided by the client to design and determine the most cost effective and efficient method of progressing and completing the works to fully comply with the brief and specification stipulated by the client.

Organising all client meetings in conjunction with Aberdeenshire Council’s Principal Building Surveyor (North), attending, managing and organising all progress meetings throughout the term of the contract.

The Building Surveyor will be required to attend site on at least a weekly basis.

Planning Permission is required as the external finish to the houses will be different to existing, the client will specify the finish.

The works require extensive removal of major structural elements to each house. Building Warrant approval is required for the sequence in how these elements will be removed and the temporary structural support required during the progress of the works. No other element of the works is subject to the Building Standards.

The tender for the project will be issued by Aberdeenshire Council by means of Public Contracts Scotland and will be a single stage tender process. The tender to include all the properties that comprise the project.

Included in all the upgrades that each house will be subject too are the replacement of the sanitary ware and the kitchen units. These upgrades will be in line with Aberdeenshire Council’s Social Housing stock improvement programme, the kitchen layout to each house has to accommodate the tenant’s white goods and the tenant has the opportunity to choose kitchen unit finishes. The Building Surveyor will interview each tenant determine the kitchen layout and required finish to the kitchen units. At that time take account of any other tenant requirements that may affect each completed house.

The Building Surveyor will report to Aberdeenshire Council’s Principal Building Surveyor (North ) on a monthly basis.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=322298.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

151100 Construction Consultancy
151110 Construction Consultancy – General

130 Aberdeen & North-East

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

The project consists of works to 22 houses located in various locations throughout Aberdeenshire, estimated cost £2.1m

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

The Building Surveyor managing the project must be a Chartered Building Surveyor and member of the RICS (FRICS or MRICS)

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

17442

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentationb) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
22-10-2014  Time  10:30

c) Estimated award date 17-11-2014

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(SC Ref:322298)

5.2

Additional Documentation

17442 Consultancy Tender Document
17442-Tender Label Provision of Building Surveying Consultancy

5.3

Publication date of this notice

06-10-2014